"I really don’t know," manager Fredi Gonzalez said Tuesday. "We will let the doctors and people who are looking at him decide when, where. But hopefully (it’s) soon."
Gattis started to feel sick on Sept. 7, and although the team reported last Wednesday that he was feeling better, he hasn't seen any action since the first day of his sickness. Gattis has hit .270/.325/.507 with 22 home runs and 52 RBI in 359 at-bats.
Lackey's last scheduled start was skipped due to a case of dead arm. He owns a 3.97 ERA and 151:43 K:BB ratio in 183 2/3 innings but has struggled since joining the Cardinals.
Chafin, who was called up Monday, has made one start for the Diamondbacks, tossing five scoreelss innings against the Indians on Aug. 13.
Choo won't begin his running program for six-to-eight weeks while recovering from the surgery. He was ruled out for the season in August due to bone spurs in his elbow.
Pujols left Monday's game with a hamstring injury, but it won't cost him any time. Hamilton, who will be the team's designated hitter Tuesday, has been out since Sept. 4 while recovering from a right shoulder injury.
An MRI on injured
Arenado is at home resting Tuesday while recovering. He has hit .287/.328/.500 with 18 home runs and 61 RBI in 432 at-bats.
The move opens up a 40-man roster spot for pitcher